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Vicarious liability / extended liability

Post date: 02/08/2021

The information within this article was correct at the time of publishing. Last updated 21/02/2023

Claims arising from your vicarious/extended liability

  • Claims arising from your vicarious liability for any act or omission (i.e. failure to act) of a registered medical or dental practitioner, or any other healthcare professional*.
  • Claims arising from the clinical practice or criminal act of your partner in a firm, including a general medical practice, or dental practice irrespective of any partnership agreements.

*Subject to agreement with MPS, some categories of membership extend the right to request assistance for claims arising from the vicarious liability of some employed healthcare professionals e.g. dental nurses and healthcare assistants.


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